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vaccine

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Zuckerberg injects himself into the vaccine controversy with his newborn

The Facebook CEO is increasingly speaking out on topics beyond the Internet and social media. And yes, people are taking notice.

By 13 January 2016

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Watch a guy let deadly snakes bite him to prove a point

After getting bitten twice in a row by two of the most deadly snakes on the planet, a Wisconsin man is still standing. A new video explains why.

By 28 January 2016

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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By 28 February 2014

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Scientists crowdfunding AIDS vaccine, want to give it away for free

By reverse engineering the mechanisms of people born with natural immunity to AIDS, a team of scientists is working to bring a free AIDS vaccine to all the world.

By 24 January 2014

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Text messages boost flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.

By 11 January 2014

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Introducing a flu vaccine you give yourself

Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.

By 5 September 2013

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Researchers closing in on effective malaria vaccine

The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.

By 9 August 2013

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A solid step toward vaccinating against type 1 diabetes

Scientists at Stanford are working on a vaccine to stop a type 1 diabetic's immune system from attacking the cells that make insulin.

By 28 June 2013

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Instagram wants to make the world better 15 seconds at a time

Like Facebook, Instagram is pitched as the next incarnation of the polio vaccine, destined to change the world for the better. More practically, it's a nice app for sharing photos and videos.

By 21 June 2013

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Gates: 'Decade of Vaccines' can save 10 million lives by 2020

Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist hopes to finally rid the world of polio and increase affordable vaccinations for various diseases.

By 19 May 2011